ES PNP holds ground breaking ceremony for first covered court in the region,  other police stations up for construction

BORONGAN CITY, EASTERN SAMAR, (April 13) PIA - Philippine National Police-Regional Director (PNP-RD) 08  Erwin Villacorte visited the province of Eastern Samar recently to lead the ground breaking ceremony of the construction of the Eastern Samar Provincial Police Office’s covered court in Camp A... Read more

Social media functions excluded as electioneering, partisan political act

NAVAL, Biliran, April 13 (PIA) - The latest joint advisory issued by the two constitutional bodies which excluded the use of social media functions as an act of electioneering and partisan political activity has clarified the limits for its use among civil servants during campaign period.The Civil S... Read more

Samar candidates sign peaceful election accord

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, April 13 (PIA)—Samarnon candidates swore to usher a peaceful, orderly and honest election this 9th of May.In a peace accord initiated by Bishop Isabelo Abarquez of the Calbayog Diocese, Comelec Supervisor Atty Juan Bautista Beato, the army’s Perfecto Rimando and Police Se... Read more

2-storey school building to rise in Limasawa Island in support to SHS implementation

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Apr. 13 (PIA) – As part of the full  implementation of Senior High School (SHS) Program for School Year 2016-2017, the Department of Public Works and Highways-Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (DPWH-SLDEO) constructed a  two-storey school building in the mun... Read more

NEDA8,OCD8 spearhead formulation of Typhoon Nona rehabilitation and recovery plan for Northern Samar

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, April 13, (PIA) – The province of Northern Samar pushes for the formulation of the Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan (RRP), a three-year program to restore the province from the effects of the devastation brought by Typhoon Nona early December of 2015. With the completion... Read more

Delay damages on MCAP-funded road project now  implemented

BORONGAN CITY, EASTERN SAMAR (April 13) PIA -  Qinjian Group Company Ltd. and McBuilders, the construction firm implementing construction of a road project of the Secondary National Roads Development Project (SNRDP) funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation-Philippines (MCA-P), is currently ... Read more

Comelec Leyte conducts Operation Baklas

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 14(PIA) --- The Commission on Elections in Leyte together with the Philippine National Police(PNP) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will conduct a synchronized “Operation Baklas” on Friday, April 15, 2016 in all cities and municipalities in the provi... Read more

BIR-8 chief reminds taxpayers to pay and file ITR’s before deadline

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 12 (PIA) --  As the deadline for filing income tax return (ITR) nears, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in the region has reminded all taxpayers in Eastern Visayas to pay taxes correctly and promptly.During the Panginsayod ha PIA held Monday at PIA Regional Office 8,... Read more

North Samar holds Typhoon Nona recovery and rehabilitation planning workshop

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, April 13 (PIA) –Northern Samar province, in coordination with the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) recently conducted a two-day recovery and rehabilitation planning workshop at Ibabao Hall, New Capitol Building, Catarman.Pro... Read more

All LGUs in So. Leyte have MOAs with NFA

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, April 12 (PIA)  --  The 18 towns and one city of the province, including the province itself, already have standing Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs) with the National Food Authority  (NFA) provincial office to withdraw rice during natural calamities on account.Having d... Read more

Senior High School enrollment in Maasin City is now on

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, April 12 (PIA) --  The Department of Education (DepEd) – Maasin City Division announced that the enrolment for Senior High School (SHS) for School Year 2016-2017 is now on- going beginning April 11, 2016,  as told by Division Information Officer Stella Maris Baylan.B... Read more

DG Mari revisits 'Yolanda' stricken families of Hernani

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 11 (PIA) – In what he refers to be called an advocacy and a personal mission, Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director Genera l(DG) Jose Mari Oquiñena visited once again, the survivors of barangay Carmen,  Hernani, Eastern Samar, one of the worst-hit villages by k... Read more

Deped-8, partner agencies renew pledge of commitment for senior high program implementation

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 9 (PIA) – The Department of Education (Deped) with its partner agencies and other stakeholders have renewed their seal of commitment as the government move forward in achieving a goal towards reforms of the Philippine educational system.The government agencies through i... Read more

Comelec Commissioner visits Leyte today

TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 9 (PIA) -- Comelec Commissioner Christian Robert  Lim appealed to the public to support the campaign for an honest, orderly, credible and peaceful elections this coming May 9, 2016.In his visit Saturday in the city, the official emphasized that Comelec is doing its best ... Read more

Limasawa town gets tourism road upgrade from DPWH

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, Apr. 8 (PIA) – The national government is building high standard circumferential roads in the island of Limasawa for the convenience of tourists going to historical sites, among other natural wonders found in the said island municipality The Department of Public Works... Read more